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Our undocumented neighbours need our support – right now!

  Thousands of Montrealers have no regular immigration status. Officially, they don’t exist. In reality, they are our neighbours, friends, family, people we encounter in the streets; the guy cleaning the office at night, the teenager who put the carrots…

Day of the Dead: a Die-in to demand Status For All

Social distancing and masks are mandatory. Sunday, November 1 at 5:00pm 1400 boulevard René-Lévesque East (métro Beaudry) Wear something red and bring candles to light https://www.facebook.com/events/346779576575471 The Migrant Rights Network has declared November 1, Day of the Dead, the next…

Press Release | Montreal Police Initiative Fails to Protect Undocumented Community Members, Provokes New Calls for Montreal to Support Migrants

Press Release Montreal Police Initiative Fails to Protect Undocumented Community Members, Provokes New Calls for Montreal to Support Migrants 9 October 2020, Montreal — Ostensibly aimed at reducing racial profiling and making police services more accessible to those without status,…

Support Maria’s Struggle to Attend University

Maria is 21 years old, and she has been living in Canada without status since 2008– each year, struggling to enroll in public school. With courage and determination, however, Maria finished high school, and was accepted at a Canadian university…

REPORT BACK: Status For All! Neighbourhood marches and casseroles (July 4, 2020)

On August 23, hundreds of non-status migrants and their allies once again took to the streets across the city of Montreal and across the country to demand Status For All: the immediate regularization of all people living without permanent immigration…

Press Release | Migrants Excluded from Ottawa-Quebec Regularization Programme: “No merit in partial recognition. Status for all is the only just solution.”

Press Release Migrants Excluded from Ottawa-Quebec Regularization Programme: “No merit in partial recognition. Status for all is the only just solution.” Montreal, 14 August 2020 — Migrants with precarious immigration status were outraged and devastated today by Immigration Minister Marco…

Dear community, we need your support.

Dear community, we’re reaching out once again to ask for your support. It will soon be six months since the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. In that time we’ve seen the fault lines of injustice and inequality in our…

REPORT BACK: March for Status For All! We Are All Essential! (July 4, 2020)

On Saturday, July 4th, dozens of community organizations and hundreds of individuals took to the streets of Montreal to emphatically call for the immediate regularization of all undocumented migrants living in Canada. We marched together and united our voices to…

Speak Out: United to Break the Fear, Status for All

We are ALL essential https://www.facebook.com/events/304688937346155/ Sunday, July 26th at 2pm at the offices of Immigration Canada and the Border Services Agency 1010 St-Antoine West, Montreal (Bonaventure metro) * bring your children! * if you wish to participate in the rally…

4 July: Mass Rally and March: Status for all! Everyone is Essential!

July 4th 2020 at 11am Place Émilie-Gamelin (Berri-UQAM metro station) In collaboration with other groups, and as part of the cross-Canada campaign for Status for All (www.migrantrights.ca), Solidarity Across Borders is organizing a march, “Status for all! We are all…

Call to Action in support of Migrants Excluded from Trudeau’s Programme of Regularization: “We are also essential!”

Media yesterday reported that Trudeau is on the point of introducing a regularization programme – but only for refugees who worked in the healthcare sector during the pandemic. Other refugees, undocumented migrants, students, temporary foreign workers, caregivers and others are…